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A miscellany of information about people, organisations and ideas that are interconnected – but not in an immediately obvious way – and are all part of my journey through the Landscape of Change (contact me here)

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Submarine – the ultimate challenge for flat organisational structures


An enjoyable brief introduction to the ideas of flat organisational structures (explored elsewhere on this site and tagged “holacracy” and “teal”). It’s both light-hearted and serious – if you can do this on a submarine – you can do it anywhere. This animation is relevant to FASST – Freedom, Accountability and Structure for Systemic Transformation…. Read more »


Thinking aloud about Holacracy of One roles – part 4 – conversation with Care-giver


In Thinking aloud about Holacracy of One roles – part 3 – the collaborator’s list my Whole Self (WS) was looking at the list that Role 2 had prepared. It was long. The conversation finished with W S saying: Hmm.  I’m not at all sure I can allow all those. You’re not the only Role… Read more »


Thinking aloud about Holacracy of One roles – part 3 – the collaborator’s list


In Thinking aloud about Holacracy of One roles – part 1 Whole Self (WS) said to Role 1 (R1) the Compulsive Collaborator: Okay. I’m interested. And I recognise a lot of overlap with things I value in the previous/present roles in my life I need to know what help you’d need from me if I… Read more »


Thinking aloud about Holacracy of One roles – part 2


Okay – so ref Thinking aloud about Holacracy of One roles – part 1 I’ve had the cuppa and I’m back. Time for Whole Self (WS) to call in Role 2 (R2). So… . Calling in Role 2 – the Practical Innovator WS – Come on in R2 and introduce yourself. What shall I call… Read more »


Thinking aloud about Holacracy of One roles – part 1


This post is “for me” – but shared openly. This means I won’t be explaining things as I go along, because I already know the background. One role is already fixed In 2015 I defined seven roles for myself. This year I’m experimenting with four. I’m keeping the “care-giver” role with its purpose to support… Read more »


Ref London Futurists, Satalia and (not) Holacracy


Hi Daniel Ref your presentation at London Futurists, our subsequent texts and your willingness to share ideas, insights and technology. I’m interested in many aspects of your talk, especially some aspects of Artificial Intelligence, but for now I want to focus on Satalia’s organisational structure. Since we texted I’ve visited the Satalia website. I particularly… Read more »